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Honoring religious liberty’s roots at Monticello

By Michael Bragg in the Daily Progress

Published on May 8, 2017

Read this report of Shearith Israel's visit to Jefferson's Monticello where Rabbi Soloveichik conducted a memorial service at the gravesite of Rachel Phillips Levy in honor of her, the entire Levy family, and all the patriot Jews who fought for our religious liberty. 

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

1730